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The Missing Puzzle Piece? How Action Learning Can Help Solve the Dual Challenge of Talent Development and Talent Sourcing

May 23, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, MBA & Executive Education, Global Business, People Management, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Alex Makarevich, Christian Acosta-Flamma and Simon L. Dolan To win in the “war for talent”, companies can no longer rely on conventional recruitment methods that put emphasis on formal credentials. Action Learning, seems to be a rising trend that imparts knowledge and instills resourcefulness by immersing participants into the action of solving

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Why Robots May Not Be Taking Your Job – at least, not in the next 10 years

March 25, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (5)

How Organisations Can Embrace Automation By Leslie Willcocks In this article Professor Willcocks discusses the reality of robots, what they mean for ‘human’ jobs and how organisation and workers can tap into the benefits of automation. You might also

Counterwork Behaviours

March 25, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By Adrian Furnham Counterwork behaviours – CWBs – include fraud, misconduct, and work avoidance cost organisations billions every year. In this article, Professor Furnham discusses the psychology behind CWBs, and how an organisation can reduce instances

The Transformation Imperative Collaborative Leadership is Key For Future Success

March 25, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team Managment, TransformationComments (2)

By John Mattone In this article, John Mattone discusses how progressive leaders in the business world are moving away from a conventional leadership culture and embracing a collaborative approach to heading up their organisations. You might also like: 21st

Managing People in Mergers and Acquisitions Part 1: Reasons and Reality

March 25, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, Corporate Governance, Global Business, People Management, Business Process, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Marta Cuadrado In Part One of this article we will address a number of issues related to mergers. First, we will look at the key reasons why companies decide to pursue them and the reasons why many fail. Second, we will consider the

Powerful Leadership Wins Employees Hearts + Minds…Gains Customers

February 12, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (5)

This article explores how to use effective leadership strategies to win hearts and minds of employees to improve the bottom line. It draws attention to Gallup’s most recent statistics on the state of employee engagement, both in the US and worldwide, and

Remote Teams: Managing Attitudes, Not Activity

January 20, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By Drew Gurley Managing remote teams is tricky. If attitude is the icing, function is the cake. In this article, Drew Gurley discusses why we should manage attitudes within remote teams and not their activities.   You might also like: 21st Century Leaders:

Whither Talent?

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham To what end can talent be defined, sought out and developed? In this article Andrew Furnham discusses the different ideas of what makes a talented individual in the world of business, and how to “manage talent” within an organisation.  

Strategising to Win On the Global Playing Field: Making Real Strategic Choices in People Operations

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (0)

By Bart Tkaczyk Attract the best people. Own shares either in good ships, or in none at all. Make your ship attractive, then good people will join it and it will be well manned.– from The Vikings’ Guide to Good Business: On How to Do Business Overseas and

5 Myths about Employee Learning

September 17, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, MBA & Executive Education, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Here are some common misperceptions about corporate education— and how to get beyond them. Under what circumstances do organizations embrace a learning culture? You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense Disruption Chief